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Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event LEGO Canadian Building Challenge
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Put on your Canadian engineer hat and get building! Get ready for a series of fast-paced challenges to build Canadian buildings and monuments. If you need inspiration, we'll have plenty of books on hand to help guide you in y...

Icon of the event Perler Beads
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come make cool creations with plastic beads!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Library Bingo
Thu Jul 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join us for this TD Summer Reading Club favourite and test your knowledge of these Canadian Icons. Prizes. Ages 4 and up. No group bookings for this program.

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Aboriginal History Month Craft
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Make a craft to take home while learning about Aboriginal History!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to test your knowledge of Canada and the Don Mills library! Scavenger hunt teams will scour inside and outside the library for answers to series of challenging questions. Do you have what it takes to win a prize? Ag...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event A Forest Grew and Grew
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Turn our Program Room into a Canadian Forest with native plants and leaves. Ages 6 and up. Groups must call ahead.

Icon of the event Robotics, LEGO and K'Nex!
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come build with us! For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03